GW Golf in Seventh of 16 Teams Through Two Rounds at Hartford Hawk Invite

Freshman Carlos Pena leads the George Washington golf team through two rounds at the Hartford Hawks Invitational.

Sept. 24, 2012

Rounds One & Two Individual Standings | Rounds One & Two Team Standings

SOUTH KENT, Conn. - The George Washington golf team is in seventh place through Monday's two rounds of the Hartford Hawk Invitational with a combined score of 29-over par 576 at the par-72 Bull's Bridge Golf Club.

Host Hartford leads the 16-team field with a 36-hole score of 8-over 584, nine strokes ahead of fellow Atlantic 10 member Rhode Island in second with a 17-over 593. Boston College is in third with a 22-over 598, Connecticut sits in fourth with a two-round score of 24-over 600, followed by league member Temple in fifth with a 26-over 602 and Rutgers in sixth with a 27-over 602. The Hawks' Patrick Ross and the Owls' Brandon Matthews are tied for medalist honors with 2-over 142.

Freshman Carlos Pena paces GW in his first career event after firing a 4-over 148 to hold a tie for 11th out of 88 golfers. Pena carded 5-over 77 through Round One, but came back in the final 18 holes with a 1-under 71.

Junior Graham Lawyer sits in a tie for 20th with a two-round score of 7-over 151 and sophomore Jack Persons is tied for 32nd with a score of 10-over 154. Sophomore Jonathan Dresnick is tied for 39th, just one stroke behind Persons with a score of 11-over 155.

The Colonials will play the final 18 holes of the Hartford Hawk Invitational on Tuesday morning.



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